April 23rd, 2021

April 6, 2021

By Obituaries on April 6, 2021.

1921 ~ ALICE JOHNSON ~ 2021

Alice Johnson of Lethbridge, passed away on Thursday, April 1st, 2021 at the age of 99 years. She is survived by her children Cliff Johnson of Calgary, Audrey (John Wilson) Reti of Lethbridge, Gene (Mary Joan) Johnson of Iddesleigh and their families. Condolences may be sent to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Alice Johnson. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed by
SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, "The Chapel in the Park" #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 http://www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.


1927 ~ JEAN SCHATTLE ~ 2021

Jean Kathleen Schattle of Medicine Hat passed away on Sunday, March 28th, 2021 at the age of 94 years. The private family funeral service was held at SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021. Memorial gifts in Jean's memory may be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association. Condolences may be sent through http://www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Jean Schattle. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to
SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, "The Chapel in the Park" #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 http://www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.


AARON ZAHN

1969 ~ 2021

Aaron Leroy Zahn passed away at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at the age of 51 years. Along with his beloved wife, Jennifer, left to cherish Aaron’s memory is his son, Josh; parents, Leroy (Sandra) Zahn; sisters, Cindy (Mark) Sorenson and Rena (Cordell) Turner as well as numerous aunts and uncles. He was predeceased by his grandparents. Aaron loved spending time with family. He loved going on his annual fishing trips and spending time with the guys. Aaron had a great skill for creating an oasis for himself and Jenn in their backyard where they spent many wonderful days. Aaron was always cheerful and loved living life to the fullest. Due to COVID restrictions, a private family service will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. with Murray Jaster officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Those wishing to experience the service may do so by visiting Cook Southland’s website and selecting the ‘View Broadcast’ button on the homepage at service time. If friends so desire, memorial donations in Aaron’s name may be made directly to St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice, 156 – 3 Street N.E., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 5M1. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at http://www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel Crematorium & Reception Facility, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455 http://www.cooksouthland.com
"Locally owned & directed"


BARBARA JUNE OVESON-GLASGO

June 21, 1963 – April 1, 2021

I come to you with great peace in my heart and soul to let you know that I have gone to be with my Creators. Being the nonconformist that I am – I am writing this myself.

My Mom and Dad, Ted and Marjorie Oveson, left this earth many years ago, and I now get to be with them again! Now for the people that are still here with you; my husband, Cecil Glasgo, my very best friend; my son, Bernis Glasgo and his wife, Nikki, who are both the most loving and caring children and the joy of my life. Also, my one surviving brother and two sisters, Linda and Larry Augustine, Dale and Beth Oveson, and Brenda and Doug Bauman. I have eight nieces and nephews with Tania, Julie and Scott being true friends of mine. I was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on June 21, 1963. I came from an oilfield family and therefore moved several times – with my final residence being Medicine Hat. After several part time jobs, I secured a full-time position at the MH Provincial Court in 1984. Prior to this I met Cecil and we moved into our present home of 40 years in July, 1981. After working for several years, my little bundle of joy – our son Bernis came along. He was an addition to our four-legged kids. We had way too many horses, some cows, a few chickens and a dog in those days. I enjoyed my home, my animals and my yard – especially my trees. I never thought any of them to be work – and loved watching everything grow. As a growing family we did a lot of peddle biking both on and off road – which included many hilarious crashes by all of us. I also rode my horses as much as time would allow. Quadding in the mountains with our little 4-year-old brought a lot of great memories. Later on, it turned into obtaining old tractors and construction equipment that were our family outings. I loved being with my boys, especially on an adventure that took us to picking up equipment that was at least 50 years old – knowing that it was going to become an operable running piece of machinery one day. It took us all these years to finally smarten up and work down to 3 horses, “the children” who are our 11 barn cats, and the best dog ever, “Giro”. Giro (who recently passed away) and I ran agility – best sport ever! I look so forward to seeing her and running with her again – Yeah! In 1991, I returned to work, this time at MHPS. I spent the next 25 plus years there. I held several jobs with the Police Service doing what I could to look after the well-being of the Officers and to ensure their safe return home to their families after each shift. I remain friends with many and have many fond memories of my days at the station.
Outside of work, I have been blessed with so many wonderful friends, I love you all. All your love and kindness and especially your support over the past two years is without words.
Unfortunately, my gremlins chose to visit again in January 2019. These gremlins are better known to all as cancer – but since I don't like that word – they are just my gremlins. I had 11 years of gremlin free greatness until they returned – this time hitting me a lot harder and therefore getting the better of me. Prior to them taking me down, I was able to “shake a leg” in November 2020 at Bernis and Nikki's wedding – what a celebration!
So that brings me to now, there will be no funeral, no flowers, and any cards can be sent to PO Box 1122, Medicine Hat, Alta., T1A 7H3. How I wish for you all to remember me is on Saturday, April 10, 2021 @130pm – please stop what you are doing, where ever you are in the world (in other words no travelling) and take a few minutes to smile and reminisce with me, either by yourself, and/or with family and friends – and give a cheer. I'll be watching – LOL!!

Remember we can never get back yesterday. Life is to be lived not endured. Be happy and live your life always with love and kindness.

Barb

Condolences may be made through http://www.gracememorial.com. Arrangements made by
Grace Memorial Affordable Burial & Cremation
1924 10th Ave N.W.
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1C 1T5
http://www.gracememorial.com
403-905-0440


GAMMON

Dr. Michael Lee Hurrell Gammon or “Doc” as he was referred to by those who knew him best passed away In Brooks on March 23rd, 2021. Just as he dealt with experiences in life, he made sure it was on his terms. Born in Red Deer and raised in Grande Prairie, he went on to complete a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and certification in Family Medicine at the University of Alberta. Doc was a proud, well-respected man who gave so much to those around him and served the Brooks community since 1972. As a local doctor, he delivered generations of babies to families in Brooks and the surrounding areas. In addition to his work in the local community, Doc was a part of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Province of Alberta, The Medical Council of Canada, and Chief Medical Examiner. There was nothing he loved more than his family and friends and you could see how being around those closest to him brought him so much joy. Doc had a passion for golf, pheasant hunting and his German Short Hair Pointers, so you always knew where to find him in the summer and fall. Always willing to go the extra mile Doc was an active member of the Kinsmen Club, Brooks Golf Course, and spent many hours driving his daughters and teammates to sporting events throughout Alberta. He was a loving husband to Holly, an amazing father to his daughters, Kira (Pete) and Tanis and adored his grandsons, Harris and Sawyer. Rest in peace Doc, you will be missed and always in our hearts. In June of 2010 Doc was involved in a serious car accident just west of Brooks that required transportation to Calgary by STARS Air Ambulance. We ask that in memory of Doc, memorial tributes be made directly to STARS at 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 8M7. We would like to extend a special thanks to the amazing staff at Brooks Homecare, Sunrise Gardens and the Long Term Care Unit in the Brooks Hospital. A celebration of Doc’s life will be arranged at a later date.

Cremation is entrusted to and conducted by
Smith Funeral Home Ltd. and Crematorium, Brooks

Funeral arrangements entrusted to:
SMITH FUNERAL HOME LTD.
AND CREMATORIUM
BROOKS, ALBERTA

Condolences may be
forwarded through http://www.sfh.ca
Telephone 403-362-4636
or Toll Free (866)-362-4652
“Our Families Serving Your Family Since 1951”


Donald Bruce Mitchell of Medicine Hat, passed away at the age of 64 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Justin Mitchell and Kristi (Chris) Gray and four grandchildren, Stetson, Anton, Greyson and Ivan. Funeral arrangements will be announced when completed. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: office@pattisonfuneralhome.com subject heading: Don Mitchell, or you may visit http://www.pattisonfuneralhome.com and leave a message of condolence.
Funeral Arrangements are by the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM 540 South Railway St. SE, Medicine Hat T1A 4C2


WILLIAM "BILL" LAVIN

1931 – 2021
Bill Lavin passed away on April 1, 2021 in Medicine Hat, Alberta at the age of 89 years. Bill is survived by his daughters, Anne-Marie Sorenson, Sheila (Wayne) Turuk, Donna Lavin, and Rita Lavin- Hoff; 7 grandchildren and 6 great- grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Winnifred; and two sons, Lloyd and Owen. A funeral service will be held at a later date. Donations in William’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Society or charity of choice. Condolences may be made at http://www.gracememorial.com. Arrangements made by
Grace Memorial Affordable Burial & Cremation
1924 10th Ave N.W.
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1C 1T5
http://www.gracememorial.com
403-905-0440


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